Higher education and inequality in Ethiopia: The effects of COVID-19

Ethiopia’s higher education system has seen its number of universities grow from 2 to 51 in just 22 years. What are the outcomes of the current COVID pandemic, and how does it affect inclusivity? We reflected on these questions in an interview with two experts on Ethiopian higher education: Dr Enbiale Wendemagegn, member of the advisory council for the Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education and co-chair of the Quality Education and Training Committee), and Saskia Kloezeman, former quality assurance adviser at Arba Minch University and engaged in gender equality assessments in higher education in Ethiopia.

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